Tagged: Jim Walton

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

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It’s been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state’s top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family’s fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. read more >

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

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The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people. read more >

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History  Of the World’s Largest Retailer

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

Wal-Mart at 50

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go. read more >